A Free Man of Color


LYDIE BREEZE PART ONE: COLD HARBOR (EgoPo): Ambitious, sprawling, but emotionally hollow

COLD HARBOR is fast-paced and skillfully produced, with a large, stylistically diverse cast, but at its emotional core it is stiff and distant.


A FREE MAN OF COLOR (Temple): Outrageous but haphazard vaudeville

John Guare’s play about race relations in early 19th century New Orleans is sprawling and convoluted under the best of circumstances.